Love Island Tom Clare: Height, famous sister and age revealed

13 March 2023, 16:23

Love Island's Tom Clare on final night
Love Island's Tom Clare has fallen for North London girl Samie Elishi. Picture: ITV2

Who is Love Island finalist Tom Clare? Here's everything you need to know about the professional footballer as he competes with love interest Samie Elishi.

Winter Love Island 2023 dropped their first bombshell back in January in the form of Tom Clare and now he's one of their finalists alongside partner Samie Elishi.

It's been a controversial journey for the professional footballer who has been paired up with Olivia Hawkins, Zara Deniz and now Samie after he nearly lost her following his Casa Amor scandal.

So who is Love Island's Tom Clare? What football team does he play for? And how tall is he? Here are all the important facts you need to know:

Love Island Tom Clare sitting by the pool on holiday
Tom Clare has joined the Love Island 2023 line up. Picture: Instagram

Who is Love Island Tom Clare?

Age: 23

From: Skelmersdale, Lancashire

Tom was always a hot favourite for the contestants coming into the villa and he certainly 'got to know' plenty of the girls along the way.

A family man, Tom said before he entered the villa that his elevator pitch would be: "I’m loyal, trustworthy, family-orientated. I don’t like to just sit in, I like to do fun dates. I’m very protective."

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And talking of family, the sports star actually has a famous influencer sister called Laura who has an impressive 14.8k followers on Instagram. She’s based out in Dubai and also knows Love Island star Laura Anderson.

How tall is Tom Clare?

A sure winning factor for most girls will be Tom's towering height of 6ft5. This sets him just an inch taller than fellow contestant Kai Fagan.

Tom set to enter Love Island 2023

What football team does Love Island Tom Clare play for?

Tom is a striker and plays for Macclesfield Powerful which he joined back in June 2021.

The star began his career at Barnsley and after spending 11 years at Oakwell, Tom made the move across Yorkshire to join Bradford City.

Macclesfield are currently eight points clear at the top of the Northern Premier League West Division.

His team has released a statement after he announced he was going on the show.

"Tom approached us with the request a number of weeks ago and we were happy to show the same loyalty that he has to us since becoming one of our first ever signings back in 2021,” they said.

Tom Clare plays for Macclesfield FC
Tom Clare plays for Macclesfield FC. Picture: Alamy

"Despite that fact that we are disappointed to lose a player of Tom's calibre for the foreseeable future, we also recognise the incredible opportunity that this represents for both him and his family on a personal level.

"Tom remains very much part of our plans here at the Stadium and has expressed his unwavering desire to return to the club after the show.

"We wish Tom every success and look forward to welcoming him back to the club in due course."

What is Tom Clare’s Instagram?

You can find Tom on Instagram @tomclare__.

This year, ITV asked contestants to make their accounts “dormant” while they were in the villa so nothing can be published on their behalf and so they can avoid “the adverse effects of social media”.

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